22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Devonport
— 1 night
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Burnie
— 1 night
3
Stanley
— 1 night
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Derwent Bridge
— 1 night
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Tarraleah
— 1 night
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Mount Field National Park
— 1 night
9
Hobart
— 3 nights
10
Southport
— 1 night
11
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
13
St Marys
— 1 night
14
Binalong Bay
— 1 night
15
Bridport
— 1 night
16
Launceston
— 1 night

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Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): look for gifts at Twelve Acre Wood.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Devonport trip planner.

Sydney to Devonport is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In May, Devonport is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Burnie.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Gunns Plains Caves, Twelve Acre Wood, Preston Falls
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Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre
Preston Falls ©
Preston Falls

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Burnie

Burnie ©
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Burnie Regional Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Penguin Observation Centre, stop by The Hidden Fox, then identify plant and animal life at Fern Glade Reserve, and finally let little ones run wild at Burnie Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Burnie tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Burnie takes an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Burnie

Parks · Wildlife · Museums
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Penguin Observation Centre ©
Penguin Observation Centre
The Hidden Fox ©
The Hidden Fox
Burnie Regional Museum ©
Burnie Regional Museum

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Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stop by Providore 24, get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum, then steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, then identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, and finally take some stellar pictures from HA Lane Memorial Lookout.

To find out how to plan a trip to Stanley, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Burnie to Stanley takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Stanley Discovery Museum ©
Stanley Discovery Museum
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Barn Bluff and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online travel route planner.

You can take a bus from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 7 — 9:
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Barn Bluff ©
Barn Bluff

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Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 10th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach, then take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and then get outside with Henty Dunes.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Strahan day trip planning app.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes

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Derwent Bridge

Derwent Bridge ©
Derwent Bridge is a locality on the Lyell Highway at the southern edge of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.It is just south of Lake St Clair and the Lake St Clair visitor centre; and it is north of Lake King William and the Butlers Gorge Power Station.It is also the last inhabited location before Linda Valley in the West Coast Range - this section of the highway passes through the Wild Rivers National Park. On the 11th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Frenchmans Cap, then appreciate the history behind The Wall in the Wilderness, and then take a peaceful walk through Franklin River Nature Trail.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Derwent Bridge online visit planner.

You can drive from Strahan to Derwent Bridge in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Tarraleah.

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Franklin River Nature Trail
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Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness

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Tarraleah

Tarraleah ©
On the 12th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Tarraleah Falls and then get great views at Tarraleah Power Station Lookout.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tarraleah travel app.

You can drive from Derwent Bridge to Tarraleah in an hour. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Tarraleah

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 11 — 12:
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Tarraleah Falls ©
Tarraleah Falls
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout ©
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout

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Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): sample the fine beverages at Redlands Estate, then sample the fine beverages at Lawrenny Estate Distillery, then experience rural life at Willow Creek Miniature Goats, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Russell Falls.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mount Field National Park day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Tarraleah to Mount Field National Park takes 1.5 hours. In May in Mount Field National Park, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Nature · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Redlands Estate, Willow Creek Miniature Goats, Lawrenny Estate Distillery
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:
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Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Willow Creek Miniature Goats ©
Willow Creek Miniature Goats
Lawrenny Estate Distillery ©
Lawrenny Estate Distillery

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Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately Brighton away. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hobart trip planner.

You can drive from Mount Field National Park to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Southport.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market

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Southport

Southport
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Duckhole Lake and then pause for some photo ops at Cockle Creek.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Southport holiday maker app.

You can drive from Hobart to Southport in 1.5 hours. In May in Southport, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Southport

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Duckhole Lake
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Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
On the 18th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, then get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement. On your second day here, trek along Three Capes Track, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul, and then appreciate the history behind Dog Line.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Port Arthur trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Southport to Port Arthur in 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Eaglehawk Neck
Find places to stay May 17 — 19:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

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Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park and then take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout. On the next day, stop by Melshell Oyster Shack, then make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, and then make a trip to Mt Amos Climb.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to St Marys.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Bicheno Blowhole, Melshell Oyster Shack
Find places to stay May 19 — 21:
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Mt Amos Climb ©
Mt Amos Climb
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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St Marys

St Marys ©
St Marys is a small township nestled at the junction of the Tasman Highway and the Esk Highway on the East Coast of Tasmania, Australia just 10 kilometres (six miles) from the coast.It had a population of 522 as of the 2006 census, although in the early 2000s it was one of the fastest growing areas of Tasmania. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): view the masterpieces at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, then examine the collection at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers, and then stop by Seaview Farm.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a St Marys trip simple and quick.

Drive from Coles Bay to St Marys in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Binalong Bay.

Things to do in St Marys

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay May 21 — 22:
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St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery ©
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery

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Binalong Bay

Binalong Bay ©
Binalong Bay is a small coastal town in north-east Tasmania, situated at the southern end of the Bay of Fires. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at Bay of Fires and then kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Binalong Bay fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from St Marys to Binalong Bay by car takes about an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Bridport.

Things to do in Binalong Bay

Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Find places to stay May 22 — 23:
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Bay of Fires ©
Bay of Fires

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Bridport

Bridport ©
Bridport is a small town on the north-east coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): play a few rounds at Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course and then tee off at Barnbougle Dunes.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bridport online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Binalong Bay to Bridport by car takes about 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Bridport are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Bridport

Golf · Outdoors
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Barnbougle Dunes ©
Barnbougle Dunes

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Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): stroll around City Park, then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Launceston itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bridport to Launceston takes an hour. In May in Launceston, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay May 24 — 25:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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